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tango Play

1. (verb) (-hia) to take up, take hold of, take off, take possession of, acquire.

Kaua te kapu e tangohia ki waho o te hoeha, kaua rawa e inumia te tī i roto o te hoeha (TP 11/1901:3). / Don’t take the cup away from the saucer, never drink tea from the saucer.


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2. (verb) (-hia) to remove, take away.

Ka tango ki te pū wīwī, ka rere iho taua wahine nei ki roto ki te kōruarua, ākina iho hoki taua pū wīwī nei (NM 1928:9). / The woman removed the clump of rushes and fled down into the hole and replaced the clump of rushes.


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3. (verb) (-hia) to subtract, take away, minus.

E waru, tangohia te toru, ka rima (8 - 3 = 5) (TRP 2010:251). / Eight minus three is five.


tango katote Play

1. (noun) deioniser.


moni tango Play

1. (noun) debit, withdrawal.

Ko tā te ripanga kaute, he whakarārangi i ngā moni tango me ngā moni kuhu o tētahi pūtea pēke, me te whakaatu anō i te tapeke pūtea (TRP 2010:215). / The purpose of a balance sheet is to list the withdrawals and deposits of a bank account, and to show the account balance.


tau tango Play

1. (noun) subtrahend - the number to be subtracted from another number.


kaitohu tango whakaahua Play

1. (noun) director of photography.


āpiha tango tāke i ngā kaipuke Play

1. (noun) tidewaiter - customs officer who boarded ships on their arrival to enforce the customs regulations.

Nā ōna parapara ki te tuhituhi, ki te kōrero, ki te tatau, ā, he tangata pono hoki, taka rawa ake ki te pokapūtanga o te tekau tau mai i 1860, kua whakatūria a ia e William Thomas, te kaiwhakawā takiwā, hei āpiha tango tāke i ngā kaipuke e ū ake ana ki Ōwenga (TTR 1990:152). / Because of his talents in writing, speaking, numeracy and general reliability, in the mid 1860s William Thomas, Resident Magistrate, appointed him as tidewaiter at Ōwenga.


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